Caption: Still of James Franco in I Am Michael (2015)
Actor, Producer, Director
Born: April 19, 1978
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Known for: 127 Hours (2010), This Is the End (2013), Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California on April 19, 1978. His mother, Betsy Franco, is Jewish, and his father, Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and ran a Silicon Valley business. James's mother, a writer, has occasionally acted. Growing ...